Skip to comments.Tunis Protesters Attack US Embassy
Posted on 09/14/2012 8:03:22 AM PDT by nhwingut
Protesters have entered the US embassy in the Tunisian capital Tunis in the latest violence sparked by an anti-Muslim film.
A large fire could be seen burning inside the compound. Police fired teargas at the crowds, who broke windows and set fire to trees.
In the Sudanese capital Khartoum, some 5,000 protesters attacked the British and German embassies.
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Is BO golfing or fundraising today?
It looks to me like it is parked by sniveling American weakness and an impotent president.
That is AMERICAN territory! SHOOT THEM DEAD!!!
WTF part of AMERICAN TERRITORY do we not understand here???
I wouldn't trust the State Department to handle the security for a one car funeral much less for middle east embassies.
Now that the ‘it’s about a film’ canard is being debunked, it’s more accurate to say:
“In the latest round of violence sparked by other Muslim protesters, Muslim protestors attacked ...” &c.
I am worried that this is the beginning of a planned Muslim War on the west, while Obambi is still in office
Post of the minute/hour/day and week!
Better that it starts while Obambi is still in office. They can't blame bush. They tried the One, and it failed. It's time for the Crusade.
Thanks Obama/Carter. Real good job your doing there in the middle east with your friends. Oh, and good idea not to let the death of our ambassador and other Americans interrupt your fundraising schedule. Also, be sure and tell Hillary what a good job she did too, I mean, with the disarming the marines and all. Really good job you two.
Napalm the whole lot, get a really big pita bread, and call it a “Grilled Tunis Sandwich”.
It’s not about fearing us. Captain Kenya wants this now as a distraction from their bungling.
This is the most depraved political calculation I have ever seen. Absolutely Stalinesque. A whole lot of people are going to die now in an attempt to get this POS reelected.
[Updated at 10:57 a.m. ET] Video from Tunisia's capital shows thick, black smoke rising from an area near the U.S. Embassy. It's not clear what was on fire.
Protesters there had taken down a U.S. flag from the embassy property and replaced it with a black flag, journalist Zeid Mhirsi reported. Police fired tear gas at protesters as some of them climbed the property's walls.
[Updated at 10:42 a.m. ET] Protesters have taken down a U.S. flag from a pole at the U.S. Embassy in Tunis, Tunisia, and replaced it with a black flag, journalist Zeid Mhirsi reports.
Earlier, Mhirsi reported protesters were climbing the building's gates, and police fired tear gas in an attempt to disperse them. (See 10:20 a.m. entry.) Hard-line Muslims known as Salafists were among the demonstrators, Mhirsi reported.
[Updated at 10:25 a.m. ET] A U.S. Marine Corps security team is being sent to help protect U.S. diplomatic installations in Yemen, including the Embassy in Saana, a senior U.S. official said, according to CNN's Barbara Starr.
Earlier today, Yemeni police opened fire to stop protesters from reaching the U.S. Embassy in Saana, witnesses said (see 7:31 a.m. entry).
The protection team is similar to the team of 50 Marines that was sent earlier this this week to Tripoli, Libya, in the wake of the attack in Benghazi.
[Updated at 10:20 a.m. ET] Protesters are climbing the gates of the U.S. Embassy in Tunis, Tunisia, and police have fired tear gas in an attempt to disperse them, journalist Zeid Mhirsi reports.
Some protesters, who are about 20 meters outside the U.S. Embassy gates, are throwing rocks at the police, Mhirsi says. He says that some protesters are waving black flags as they attempt to vandalize the gates.
live feed is showing militants re-emerging after beaten back by Militia/police.
Heavy black smoke in some places.
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